Business News Archive - November 10, 2008

With Thanksgiving and Christmas travel upon us, Tom Lombardi is getting ready for the onslaught. But Lombardi doesn't work for an airline, hotel chain or even a travel agency. His business involves helping travelers make sure they'll have a place to park their cars once they get to the airport.

A split between union leaders and rank and file at Italy's Alitalia airline did not stop a strike from canceling at least 17 flights Monday, reports said. The strike approved by five unions includes 15 days of walkouts between Nov.

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Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8e1afd/review_of_the_russ) has announced the addition of the "Review of the Russian Poultry Equipment Market" report to their offering.

Miners in Alaska pulled a record $3.4 billion in minerals out of the ground in 2007, a state report said. In addition, the report, "Alaska's Mineral Industry 2007," said companies invested $329 million in drilling and exploration in 2007, the Anchorage Daily News reported Monday.

Lighthouse Petroleum, Inc. (Pink Sheets:LHPT) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 25% working interest in G2 Petroleum LLC's Diamond Springs Prospect, located within the prolific Wind River Basin.

Dutton Associates initiates coverage of China Armco Metals (OTCBB:CNAM) with a Strong Speculative Buy rating and a price target of $6.48.

SEATTLE, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chris Jordan uses digital photography to look at contemporary American culture and consumerism in his current series, Running the Numbers.

HOUSTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand") announced today that Dresser-Rand has made an investment in Ramgen Power Systems, LLC, and further expects to support Ramgen's ongoing development work.

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The information service 1-800-THE-INFO on Monday (Nov. 10) awarded six prizes for Rock My Room, a six-week promotion geared to college students.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]